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Blackstairs Mountains Area
Place count in area: 14, OSI/LPS Maps: 68 
Highest place:
Mount Leinster, 794.4m
Maximum height for area: 794.4 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 706.4 metres,
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Mount Leinster Mountain Stua Laighean A name in Irish
(Ir. Stua Laighean [OSI], 'prince or warrior of Leinster') County Highpoint of Carlow & Wexford, in County Highpoint, Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish Highest Hundred Lists, Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite Bedrock

Height: 794.4m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 68 Grid Reference: S82656 52533
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Longitude: -6.780362, Latitude: 52.618157 , Easting: 282656, Northing: 152534 Prominence: 706.42m,  Isolation: 1.8km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 682587 652578,   GPS IDs, 6 char: MntLns, 10 char: MntLnstr
Bedrock type: Pale, fine to coarse-grained granite, (Blackstones Type 2 Equigranular Granite)

Mount Leinster is not the highest peak in the province of Leinster. That distinction belongs to Lugnaquillia, but Mount Leinster is the highest outside Wicklow. Due to the transmitter mast, there is a road to the top. There is also a substantial cairn on summit. On the saddle connecting to Slievebawn is a stone alignment called the Nine Stones (though there are actually ten).   Mount Leinster is the highest mountain in the Blackstairs Mountains area and the 45th highest in Ireland. Mount Leinster is the highest point in county Carlow and also the highest in Wexford.

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Easy Road or Hard Slog? .. by group   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
black rock mountain from ballycrystal .. by Kennyj   (Show all for Mount Leinster)
 
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Picture: Near the summit of Mt Leinster
 
- from the 9 stones
by paddyobpc  25 Jan 2017
Walk Date: 3 Jul 2016. Nice weather to continue our County High Point Challenge, heading east this time to climb Mt. Leinster, the highest point of Carlow and Wexford. Dillon(dillonkdy) and myself used the recommended route up the Transmitter road starting at an area known as “The 9 stones”. Even from the start the views were unbelievable on a very sunny day. We climbed almost 350m and taking our time stopping regularly to take in the views we were back to the car shortly after 1.5 Hrs. Off to Brandon hill next.
We returned to climb Mt. Leinster for an easy 17 points for gribboneer-of-the-year http://www.highpointireland.com/gribboneer-of-the-year.html on the 27 Dec 2016. This time a lovely frosty morning gave way to a beautiful red sky as the sun came up. Starting before 8am we were at the trig point, photo taken and back to the car in just over an hour.
See Dillon’s (dillonkdy) full story of his County High Point Challenge at https://dillons32chpchallenge.github.io/progress/index.html We also found Kieron Gribbon's High Point Ireland website (www.highpointireland.com) to be a useful source of information for our 32 County High Points challenge. Definitely worth checking out if you're planning to do any of the High Point challenges Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/44/comment/18821/
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